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CBS
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
to make certain that there are no problems in terms of their background, to pay a fine to pay their taxes, and then they would be here in a probationary status where they could not be deported. they could work. and we watched them as a number of other things evolve and progress under the bill. border security leading to green cards, leading to citizenship. >> woodruff: we hear some advocacy organizations saying, wait a minute. even that level of requirement is going to be a disincentive. they're not going to want to sign up if they have to pay a fine and so forth. >> well, i'll tell you. that's going to be part of it. we believe that these people who have lived here for so many years in fear and have tried to make a best of their lives and the lives of their families are prepared to earn their way into legal status and to citizenship. and the argument that they would not pay a fine and such i really think that will not be a major obstacle. we went through this with the deferred deportation under the dream act. almost 400,000 people came forward. they paid the amount that was necessary. >>
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 5:30pm PST
to make certain that there are no problems in terms of their background, to pay a fine, to pay their taxes, and then they would be here in a probationary status where they could not be deported. they could work. and we watched them as a number of other things evolve and progress under the bill. border security leading to green cards, leading to citizenship. >> woodruff: we hear some advocacy organizations saying, wait a minute. even that lel of requirement is going to be a disincentive. they're not going to want to sign up if they have to pay a fine and so forth. >> well, i'll tell you. that's going to be part of it. we believe that these people who have lived here for so many years in fear and have tried to make a best of their lives and the lives of their families are prepared to earn their way into legal status and to citizenship. and the argument that they would not pay a fine and such, i really think that will not be a major obstacle. we went through this withthe deferred deportation under the dream act. almost 400,000 people came forward. they paid the amount that was necessary. >> w
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 1:40am PST
checks are under way, they could immediately get right to work. but there would be fines and back taxes to pay and immigrants applying for permanent residency would have to get in line, the back of the line. citizenship could take as long as 15 years. for the first time ever, obtaining legal residency would mean having to speak english and pass a civics test. there would also be a beefed up border. >> i think after the election finally the country is realizing that you cannot have two classes of people in this country. >> reporter: foreign documented immigrants like sophia campos, it could mean no longer living in hiding. >> when an entire government is telling you blatantly that you are worth less than the person next to you, that hurts. it hurts your dignity more than anything. >> reporter: for the recent college grad, being undocumented means not knowing if she can get a job. for her babysitter mother, it means not being able to return to peru to visit sick family. you used the word in prison. >> it's a different kind of life. people who feel safe in this country and people who are l
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
. concerns. look at the other top as you see, top of the list, those health issues. next taxes on small businesses. again, a majority indicate they are hurting business a great deal. rounding out the top five worries the price of energy, government regulations and the federal debt ceiling. in a separate questionnaire, owners flagged concerns for not hiring. 6 out of 10 said again wore areries about the potential cost of healthcare but three other reasons for not adding workers topped that. the reasons they gave, 81% said they do not need additional help. three quarters blamed revenues and sales. and two thirds point to worries about the overall u.s. economy. that said, there are some bright spots in the survey. overall, u.s. small biz owners optimistic with their environment this month. the small business index jumped to a positive number plus nine after plummeting to negative 11 in the last quarter. that was taken right after the presidential election. still, owner optimism is far below the recent high in april of last year. the bottom line, the bottom line of our nation's biggest hire
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